Joint press statement from the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network and our member, the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition, calling for full police investigations into the death of Eustace Nyarugenda. Mr Nyarugenda, the executive director of the Action Based Community Foundation which campaigns against female genital mutilation and domestic violence, was found dead in suspicious circumstances on 4 December 2012 in Bunda district, Tanzania. EHAHRDP expresses its deep condolences to the deceased’s family.
Uganda: Call for Immediate Release of prominent human rights defender- Nicholas Opiyo and two others.
The undersigned organisations strongly condemn the arbitrary arrest of renowned